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FE2 - Philosophy of Education

“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it”. On a certain Sunday evening, this provocative statement swirled tumultuously in my head as I observed author Simon Sinek (2009) deliver the inspiring speech – How Great Leaders Inspire Action – at a TED conference. 1,252 more words

Development

ISTE Standard 5 - Lifelong Learning

According to a professional development study done by EdSurge (2014), teachers report getting the most value out of informal learning opportunities such as using twitter chats and online learning communities (p. 540 more words

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Getting to Hogwarts: Michael Oakeshott, Ivan Illich, and J.K. Rowling on ‘School’

Oakeshott’s words were prescient and remains salient as ever

The world in which many children now grow up is crowded, not necessarily with occupants and not at all with memorable experiences, but with happenings; it is a ceaseless flow of seductive trivialities which invoke neither reflection nor choice but instant participation.

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Michael Oakeshott